A senior second section commander of NDFB (Songbijit faction) was killed in an encounter with security forces at Ranipur area under Runikhata police station of Assam's Chirang district early this morning.
Based on a tiptop information about presence of militants, a joint team of Assam police and 7 Sikh Light Infantry launched an operation at Ranipur area since late night where an exchange of gun fire was held by 3 am early this morning and a senior section commander of NDFB-S was killed on the spot. The slain militant was second section commander of Serfanguri platoon. He was identified as Uday Narzary alias N Uday @ Kilikhang. An AK-56 riffle, 9 live bullets and magazine was recovered from him.